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Jean Boisseau:  Le Royaume Abyssin ou l'empire du Preste Jean 1643 (Kingdom of Prester John)

Maps of North Africa


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Title: Le Royaume Abyssin ou l'empire du Preste Jean 1643 (Kingdom of Prester John)

Map Maker: Jean Boisseau

Place / Date: Paris / 1643

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 7.5 x 5.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $243.00

Inventory ID: 35264op


Description:

Rare map of the Kingdom of Prester John, which appeared in Boisseau's Tresor des carte Geographiques, published in Paris.

This map is based upon Jansson's map, published in his Atlas Minor in 1628.  The first French version of the map was published by Jean Boisseau in 1643, followed by a map by Jean Picart, first published in 1651. 

The map is extremely rare, with no appearances in AMPR in the past 30 years.


Condition Description: Minor soiling


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